History of England: From the accession of Henry VIII to the revolution of 1689. By T. F. Tout, M.A. 1908

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Longmans, Green, and Company, 1908
 

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Página 655 - Of these the false Achitophel was first, A name to all succeeding ages curst: For close designs and crooked counsels fit, Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit; Restless, unfixed in principles and place, In power unpleased, impatient of disgrace ; A fiery soul, which working out its way, Fretted the pigmy body to decay, And o'er-informed the tenement of clay.
Página 535 - I'll be your guest to-morrow night,' How should we stir ourselves, call and command All hands to work ! ' Let no man idle stand. ' Set me fine Spanish tables in the hall, See they be fitted all ; Let there be room to eat, And order taken that there want no meat. See every sconce and candlestick made bright, That without tapers they may give a light. ' Look to the presence : are the carpets spread, The...
Página 707 - In courts and palaces he also reigns And in luxurious cities, where the noise Of riot ascends above their loftiest towers, And injury and outrage : and when night Darkens the streets, then wander forth the sons Of Belial, flown with insolence and wine.
Página 440 - Be of good comfort, Master Ridley, and play the man. We shall this day light such a candle, by God's grace, in England, as I trust shall never be put out.
Página 636 - AVENGE, O Lord, thy slaughtered saints, whose bones Lie scattered on the Alpine mountains cold ; Even them who kept thy truth so pure of old, When all our fathers worshipped stocks and stones...
Página 655 - A man so various, that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome.
Página 607 - Scotland, in doctrine, worship, discipline, and government, against our common enemies; the reformation of religion in the kingdoms of England and Ireland, in doctrine, worship, discipline, and government, according to the Word of God, and the example of the best reformed churches...
Página 600 - May it please your majesty, I have neither eyes to see, nor tongue to speak in this place, but as the House is pleased to direct me...
Página 586 - I laboured nothing more, than that the external public worship of God (too * much slighted in most parts of this kingdom) might be preserved, and that with as much decency and uniformity as might be ; being still of opinion, that unity cannot long continue in the Church, where uniformity is shut out at the church door.
Página 694 - For the kind spring which but salutes us here, Inhabits there and courts them all the year ; Ripe fruits and blossoms on the same trees live, At once they promise what at once they give ; So sweet the air, so moderate the clime, None sickly lives or dies before his time ; Heaven sure has kept this spot of earth uncurst To show how all things were created first.

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